HAMILTON, ON – Following the Superior Court’s decision today the City will resume enforcement of City by-laws that prohibit camping on City property, including park areas.
The City aims to continue upholding this bylaw in a way that is respectful and supportive to all involved. The City’ enforcement approach will continue take into consideration the safety and well-being of individuals experiencing homelessness, as well as the broader community needs, including access to green space for safe outdoor recreation.
Zero tolerance for ignoring posted signage and accessing prohibited areas
HAMILTON, ON -August 17 - The City of Hamilton is reminding the public that entering prohibited areas at Albion Falls, including the bottom of the falls, will result in a $135 trespassing charge under the City’s Parks By-law 01-219.
City by-law enforcement officers continue to patrol Albion Falls and charge individuals ignoring posted warning signs and attempting to gain access beyond the fences. Yesterday, officers issued 15 trespassing charges.
HAMILTON, ON – October 25, 2016 – The City of Hamilton today announced the successful prosecution and conviction of two individuals for multiple property standards and yard maintenance violations at 149 Winchester Boulevard in Hamilton.